Transportation

DOT tells city to return $1.025 million on stalled projects

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Department of Transportation has told the city to return $1.025 million in state traffic-safety funds for three city ... »

Takata subject of U.S. criminal probe

NEW YORK — Japan’s Takata Corp. is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation over defective car air bags that have been linked to ... »

Security breach affects Cedar Rapids airport parking

CEDAR RAPIDS — Eastern Iowa Airport officials announced Tuesday there was a security breach involving credit and debit card information coll ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport director search on track

CEDAR RAPIDS — A new director for The Eastern Iowa Airport is expected to be announced the middle of next month.

Josh Schamberger, cha ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport posts 10th record passenger month

The Eastern Iowa Airport reported its 10th straight record passenger month in September, despite canceled flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare Inte ... »

Iowa leaving $53 million for Amtrak service sitting on the track

WASHINGTON — Right now, you would need $75 minimum and at least nine hours of travel time to get from Chicago to Omaha aboard an Amtrak trai ... »

Senators demand nationwide air bag recall in U.S.

Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective air bags that can la ... »

Air bag recall increased to 7.8 million vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said owners of 7.8 million vehicles fitted with air bags manufactured by Japan’s Takata C ... »

Coralville business gets federal contract

Beginning in December 2015, up to 1,000 truck drivers will have their logbooks and licenses inspected while moving at highway speed, and a Coralvil ... »

Fairfax, Cedar Rapids raise issues about Highway 100 design change

By B.A. Morelli, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials in Cedar Rapids, Fairfax and with the Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organizatio ... »

Public weighs in on how to improve Corridor travel

NORTH LIBERTY — Brady Dorman recently moved from Cedar Rapids, where he works, to Iowa City, where his wife works. So, both are familiar wit ... »

Fire at Chicago-area air traffic control center impacting flights worldwide

AURORA, Ill. — A fire set by an employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control center led to the cancellation of nearly 1,500 flights at the ... »

GM compensation fund makes first offers to victims, gets more claims

DETROIT — The fund to compensate for deaths or injuries linked to General Motors Co vehicles with faulty ignition switches this week made i ... »

Google, Mercedes, Audi get California permits for self-driving cars

California issued its first 29 permits this week to three companies to test self-driving cars on public roads, state officials said on Thursday.

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Airport launches five-year parking update

Travelers and visitors to The Eastern Iowa Airport will see a lot of construction over the next five years, including repairs and upgrades to the f ... »

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